Painting Details and Values & more – Ep.2 Oil Painting Q&A with Mark Carder





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Published on May 28, 2015

If you have a question for me, post it in the comments below. I'll answer as many as I can on next Thursday's episode. Here are links to each question answered in this video:

00:12 — a quick lesson on details in paintings

03:32 — Who are your favourite artists?

07:07 — Please share your ideas about color blindness and painting.

08:23 — What is the best approach to "wean" oneself from color checking?

09:31 — Can Alizarin Crimson be mixed with Cadmium Red Deep and Permanent Rose paint?

10:06 — Is drawing a talent or something that can be learned?

11:20 — What other forms of art have you experimented with and which was your favourite?

11:56 — How do you adhere to the fat-over-lean rule with Geneva paint?

13:18 — In warm climates how do you keep paint from drying too fast during the summer? And how do you keep glare off the color checker?

15:43 — How did you work your way up to painting the president?

16:07 — Why are your landscapes painted more loosely than your portraits?

17:43 — What are the most important tips for artists beginning their career?

20:00 — What happened to all the peacocks that were constantly interrupting you during the filming of the original Carder Method video series?

20:42 — Why do you sell Geneva paint in jars as opposed to tubes?

21:37 — Have you ever tried acrylic paints and why do you prefer oils over acrylics? Does painting in acrylics also improve your skill in oils, or is there a big difference which keeps you limited?

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